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Manhattan man DOA after being found unconscious outside TV studio

The man was found unconscious in front of 221 W. 26 St., above. (Google Maps)

Police are investigating the death of a man whose unconscious body was found outside a television studio in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon. 

Around 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, police said they responded to a 911 call of an unconscious man in front of 221 West 26th St., between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, which is Chelsea Television Studios.

Police were informed upon arriving at the scene that a 53-year-old man was taken by EMS to Lenox Health Greenwich Village, an emergency room at Seventh Avenue and West 12th Street. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital, officials said.

The deceased man’s identity is being withheld pending proper family notification.

His body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

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